Pakistan and Iraq relations

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|+ '''Pakistan—Iraq relations'''
| width=300 colspan=2 align=center | flagicon|Pakistan|size=300x66px flagicon|Iraq|size=300x66px
| colspan=2 align=center | [Pakistan Iraq Locator.svg|300px]
| [of arms of Pakistan.svg|30px] legend|#3c9d3c|'''Pakistan'''
| [of arms of Iraq.svg|30px] legend|#e3801c|'''Iraq'''

Iraq and Pakistan established diplomatic relations in 1947. Iraq was the first Arab country to recognise Pakistan. Today Pakistan has an embassy in Baghdad while Iraq has an embassy in Islamabad. In 2003, prior to the outbreak of the second Gulf War, the government of Pakistan announced it was opposed to any action against Iraq. Pakistan was under pressure by the public to vote against the war although some had been considering a vote for the war. After the war ended however Pakistan had indicated that it was willing to send troops to Iraq for peacekeeping, if the Iraqi people wanted it. Iraq's ambassador to Pakistan said he considers Pakistan a Muslim "superpower"

Both countries are members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation and support the Palestinian cause. Pakistan has strongly supported Iraq's territorial integrity and does not support Kurdish separatism.

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